Politics BA (Hons)

University of Kent

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Course info

UCAS CODE L242
Politics and international relations is an exciting, fast-changing, broad-based discipline. Our programmes are extremely flexible and offer extensive module choice, reflecting the research interests of our staff, including conflict resolution, comparative politics, European integration, ethnic conflict, terrorism, the theory of international relations, political theory, and the politics of countries such as China, Japan, Russia and the USA. This is our most flexible BA degree programme. It ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
87th / 131
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
50th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
50th

Start date and duration

Start date
17-SEP-22
Full Time
3 Years

Politics

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 100 = 0% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Politics graduate salary at this uni
£20,000
UK Politics graduate salary
£21,000

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Politics

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
History
58%
Government & Politics
54%
English Literature
30%
Economics
19%
Religious Studies & Theology
17%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
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9,250 per year
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More info: The fee mentioned above is for 2021/2022 entry. There may be a slight increase in 2022/2023 entry..

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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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13,000 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
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17,400 per year
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Latest Politics reviews

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Zack
16 Dec 19
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10 Dec 18

Politics BA (Hons)

It has been life changing and I have grown so much since my first day...

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How Politics students rated:

Student rating ( 4.0) 14 reviews

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University of Kent
CUG ranking
50th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.0)
With two campuses in Canterbury and Medway, and postgraduate centres in Brussels, Paris, there are many opportunities to study, work and travel across Europe and many of their courses offer the dual UK and European qualifications. The university’s reputation for research excellence is confirmed by its success in the most recent Research Excellence Framework: Kent is ranked in the top 20 for research intensity based on REF results, outperforming 11 of the 24 Russell Group universities. Our academics produce world-leading research and lead the way in many fields of study and 97% of our research is of international quality. We offer a wide range of courses that span the sciences, social sciences, arts and humanities. Whatever your subject and wherever you are located you can benefit from a huge range of academic and personal support services to help you excel.

Where you'll study

University of Kent

Recruitment and Admissions Office, The Registry, Darwin Road Canterbury
Kent
CT2 7NZ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Canterbury West  0.6 miles away

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